The market for Odell Beckham Jr. it’s getting hot!
The veteran wide receiver will visit the New York Jets Monday, he told CBS Sports. The news comes after reports that Beckham received an offer for an undisclosed amount from the Baltimore Ravens earlier in the week.
Beckham’s meeting with the Jets will be “multifaceted” and will focus on an “in-depth” breakdown of how he would fit into the team’s offense with Aaron Rodgers at quarterback. Beckham previously met with the Jets during the NFL’s annual meeting in Arizona in March.
Beckham, 30, has been a free agent for more than a year after tearing his ACL for the second time in as many seasons during the Branches of Los Angeles‘ Super Bowl LVI victory. he is He is reportedly seeking a one-year, $15 million deal after sitting out the entire 2022 season to rehabilitate his injury. He met with several teams after the season ended, but never signed a deal.
A few days before free agency began this offseason, Beckham held a private workout attended by about a dozen teams. In addition to the Ravens and Jets, a return to the Rams has been another reported possibility for the three-time Pro Bowler.
Beckham, a nine-year veteran, spent time with the New York Giants (2014-18) and the Cleveland Browns (2019-21) before joining the Rams in 2021.
The Jets are looking to build their offense around four-time NFL MVP Rodgers, who they have not officially acquired. However, general manager Joe Douglas assured Jets fans that the organization will trade for Rodgers, saying Friday that Rodgers “will be here” this fall.
When Rodgers met with the Jets at his home in California in March, he included Beckham on the list of receivers he’d like to play with. Rodgers denied it was a demand list, which included Allen Lazard (whom the Jets have since signed), Randall Cobb and Marcedes Lewis.
Rodgers also expressed his desire to play with Beckham during an interview on “The Pat McAfee Show.”
“Who wouldn’t want Odell on their team?” Rodgers said.
Beckham struggled in recent seasons before his second ACL injury, which led to his release from the Browns during the 2021 season. He had a bit of a resurgence when he signed with the Rams that year, however, posting 48 receptions for 593 yards and seven touchdowns in 12 games, including the regular season and playoffs.
Still, Beckham has only played in 25 total games over the past three seasons, collecting just 1,144 receiving yards during that stretch of games.
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